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that they have. and to have marco rubio, who's a rising star within the party, who's an hispanic united states senator himself, somebody who is likely to run for president, be a formidable competitor at some point, that tells you that this is a priority that is likely very likely to overcome the resistance from some of the southern conservatives like jeff sessions and others. >> elise, what do you make of the senator's multiple appearances on the talk shows what's the take away for you. >> i know marco rubio wouldn't answer the question guilt 2016. but we have to put this to the test. this is a major test for marco rubio and his brand which is in some ways still having to define itself. we don't want to give amnesty to undocumented immigrants but at the same time we need to do something to overall this system. i think that's what he's doing, he's being very aggressive in his messaging. >> i would just add as a postscript, i well remember appearances by barack obama on sunday talk shows in 2006 and even earlier in 2007 when he said that, no, of course i'm not going to run for president. so i wo
on the amendments process, that's always a treacherous path for the united states senate, people can always introduce poison pills, various amendments on things to hurt the overall legislation. but you'll probably see so many senators in agreement on this, that it might not be that big of a problem. >> how far are we in this process, how much support it has? are they 80% through? >> there's eight senators involved and rubio from 92 senators and then you have to open it up to the house. and president obama has been very supportive. this is a key issue for him. some of the liberal groups are going to say we don't want this to be a trigger for some of the -- democrats offline that it's not a trigger, it's goals and that could be a major sticking point and it's up to obama to say whether that trigger is okay or not and he's going to be taking a lot of pressure so that could be an issue that causes rubio to have some heartburn. >> 50% there? >> i think more than 50% is there, we still have struggles on the house, but it's coming along. >> gun legislation will fit the senate floor as soon as tomo
in the united states are enjoying a policy senator marco rubio described today as defacto amnesty and said if illegal immigrants want to stay under the bipartisan senate group of eight plan, they will need to pay fines and get jobs. this is not amnesty. amnesty is the forgiveness of something, amnesty is anything that says do it illegally, it will be cheap he eer and easier if you're illegally in the united states you're not pro hibited from getting a green card, you have to go back and wait for it. we're create ago alternative to that. >> and another member of the gaining of eight says it will be next week. every disagreement between the eight of us is resolved and i expect the eight of us will introduce the bill on tuesday. >> outside the gang of eight they think the group is on the wrong track. >> and we're going to look at how the flow of workers are going to double the workers, in addition to those legalized, 11 million. >> and the criticism of the immigration legislation senator durbin says stopping 90% of illegal border crossing is a goal and a trigger for a part of the law. >> ever
at the end of a gun. thousands of other families across the united states are also drowning in our grief. please help us do something before our tragedy becomes your tragedy. the senate is set to debate gun control legislation this coming week. a police sergeant in port canaveral, florida has been fired over his choice of shooting targets. investigators say targets similar to these were handed out by port canaveral police sergeant ron king. they're said to resemble trayvon martin -- the unarmed teen shot to death last year. the targets show a silhouette of a person wearing a hoodie, holding a can of arizona iced tea, and a bag of skittles in a pocket. >> he offered a target that look like travel and martin the officer rejected. "something like that" >> benjamin crump, the attorney representing martin's family, says the sergeant's use of the target was "absolutely reprehensible." there is a train derailment. details on our morning news, coming up the police are on the scene to restore traffic as soon as possible. >> background checks raise the question about how to determine if a person i
about heat obama's taking over the targeted killing program in the united states but there's a report worked on by the united that's got a lot of people very concerned about targeted killings in pakistan that would be presented in the fall and there's concern in the administration this will raise a of pressure in the u.n. against the obama administration in these activities. chris: anacothia, the poor part washington. i knew i missed something there. the big question for everybody do americans thi [ male announcer ] listen to this symphony of flavor: crrkkhshziiiizzlllee. beautiful. shhhhshshshshhshshhhhhsshhhshs. gorgeous! here comes the crescendo. kkerrrrbbuuuuuucraaackkk. just...incredible. pillsbury toaster strudel. if beethoven made breakfast. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you can't get more italian. it's on. let's roll. chris: it's tax time and the i.r.s. chart shows americans aren't all that upset about generally almost 60% say they're fair. our big question, can the withicians get away raising them, david ignatius? >> raise revenues with the as soft as i
states if you're not legally here. >> one of your toughest republican critics on this, senator sessions, is listening to this interview right now. and he asked the question, is this bill enforcement first? or is it legalization first? and the bottom line is, with legalization being just six months, the answer is, this is legalization first, isn't it? >> first, yeah. it's important to understand that if you do just -- that was my original position. the problem is, that what do you do in the meantime? while you're doing all the enforcement mechanisms, what do you do with the people that are undocumented? is it a big game of cat and mouse, if we catch you, you have to leave. if not, in the future you get to apply. i want to freeze the problem in place, so it doesn't get worse. the second thing, we don't want a rush on the border. they're doing this enforcement stuff. in a few years, they're going to start some process. let me sneak in now to take advantage of it. we don't want that, either. i want to freeze the problem in place. i'm not happy with the fact we have millions of people here i
of other americans have died at the end of a gun. thousands of other families across the united states are also drowning in our grief. please help us do something before our tragedy becomes your tragedy. >> the senate is set to debate gun control legislation this coming week. clear skies this evening a live look outside with a five look. with the twilight tonight and some gusting winds. breezy that will continue to diminish for this evening by a crank out for tomorrow. strong winds. it looks like monday will be the windiest day. for tomorrow, the wind in the afternoon as strong as 50 m.p.h.! gusty. heave and 30 m.p.h.-40 m.p.h.. really not going to produce much as far as rainfall. but it will make for a wind storm. here is the satellite with some high clouds. if you can see on the satellite to the north. it is going to come our way for tonight and for the early morning hours. it will find showers and clouds. 7:00 a.m., tomorrow, the white on your screen is showing more those clouds are indicated. but those nice sunny skies it is going to be for easy and windy for the late afternoon hou
three branches of government, including president obama, justice kagan, and senator burr. hear their comments sunday night at 8 p.m. on c-span posing "q&a." secretary ofr state hillary clinton. she spoke about women's rights in the united states and around the world. first is tina brown, the editor and chief of the daily beast and newsweek introduces secretary clinton. this is 35 minutes. [applause] >> welcome everybody to the women of the world summit. [applause] we have an incredible night last night with meryl streep and angelina jolie, and those amazing women from pakistan. today we will bring you some extraordinary women telling extraordinary stories. of course, the most extraordinary of all is standing right next to me. [applause] before she lets you hear her amazing words today, i want you to conjure up an image. this image of a solitary woman in a house in rangoon. throughout her long years under house arrest in burma, separated from her husband and her two young boys, the heroic dissidents aung san suu kyi was sustained by poster she put up on her wall. was a poster fr
normal relations with cuba and the united states? >> well, that's up to cuba. if cuba wants normal relations, there are certain things they need to do like become a normal country that respects the rights of their citizens. i thought it was hypocritical of beyonce and jay-z to go down to cuba. there is a rapper on a hunger strike and has been persecuted because of his lyrics. jay-z wears a shirt of a man who was a racist and a killer. he's not in the middle of any public discourse here. it's important to point out when people take stances like that that are absurd, beyond that the fundamental problem is not jay-d and beyonce. the problem is these trips to cuba are being abused. they are not people to people trips, they are tourist trips that provide a currency for a tyrannical regime at that get hard currency. that's why the trips need to be ca carefully cruet nized. >> final question on politics, can a nominee of the republican party in 2016 be a champion for an immigration reform policy that provides a pathway to citizen for for illegal immigrants in this country? >> i think the
this to gun sales. joining us is state senator mark leon of san francisco for an update on these various efforts. >> i understand, first off, you something that could affect things like the gun show we are seeing this weekend. >> it's about local control. have the decisions made by those closest to the people affected by the sessions made. >> how so? >> we have cow palace, on state property, but straddling county lines. both counties have passed resolutions to not have shows on county-owned property, but because this is state property, uld just say, if ntrol. there's going to be a gun show, let the local legislators approve that. >> gun shows would need the approval of the counties where they will be taking place before they could go on? >> repr: that's right. los angeles county and others ban gun shows on county-owned property, but because it's state-owned, the county has no say in it. it's imposed on them, and no one wants the gun show there. >> on other issues, concerning gun control in california, there's a number of bills and entire packages making their way through the legislature.
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